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Newsletter #15 – November 2013
Message from Mahboba
“When I started this work 15 years ago all I knew was that I promised to dedicate my life, for the sake of God, to help women and orphaned children who endure so much hardship.
I didn’t know what I was getting myself into with this huge promise, but two years ago in Kabul I was sitting in a corner of Hope House surveying the children as they readied themselves for school. There was a car to take them; a guard protecting them; breakfast in their bellies; and a teacher helping them as they ran up and down. I understand and accept now that this is both my challenge and my greatest achievement in life…more
Afghanistan is one of the poorest countries on earth with the highest proportion of orphans and widows in the world.
Mahboba's Promise is an Australian non-profit organisation dedicated to helping the women and children of Afghanistan.
After decades of turmoil and conflict, the challenges remain formidable. Health statistics are harrowing, poverty and insecurity are deeply entrenched. Half the children in Afghanistan still do not go to school and the literacy rate today is one of the lowest among developing countries.
Please help us to build a brighter future for the beautiful children of Afghanistan.